Series Reactions in a CSTR with Time-Varying Input

Requires a Wolfram Notebook System

Interact on desktop, mobile and cloud with the free Wolfram CDF Player or other Wolfram Language products.

Requires a Wolfram Notebook System

Edit on desktop, mobile and cloud with any Wolfram Language product.

Consider the following series reaction taking place in a CSTR (continuous stirred-tank reactor): . No chemical species (, , or ) are initially present in the reactor. The reactor is fed with only species at the time-varying feed rate .

[more]

The governing equations, obtained from material balances, are

,

,

,

where is time, is the reactor's residence time, and and are rate constants equal to and , respectively.

[less]

Contributed by: Housam Binous and Ahmed Bellagi (March 2011)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


Snapshots


Details

R. E. White and V. R. Subramanian, Computational Methods in Chemical Engineering with Maple, Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2010.



Feedback (field required)
Email (field required) Name
Occupation Organization
Note: Your message & contact information may be shared with the author of any specific Demonstration for which you give feedback.
Send